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The Bachelor of Arts in Japanese, offered by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, provides insight into world cultures and languages.
Representing many world languages, literatures and cultures, our dedicated faculty promote excellence in research, teaching and professional service. Committed to cultural diversity and inclusivity, we teach our undergraduate and graduate students communication, critical thinking and research skills for competitive employment around the world. We strive to establish a reputation both nationally and internationally in research, teaching and professional service. Seeking harmony in diversity, we foster global literacy, responsible citizenship and interdisciplinarity.
You can perfect your Japanese through the study at UNT and abroad, in the classroom and while working with conversation groups, attending film series, and more.
The Japanese degree program is a branch of the language arts that emphasizes the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon graduation, graduates should be able to read diverse Japanese texts as well as express ideas about complex social and literary issues using correct grammatical Japanese.
Opportunities for graduates include graduate study, education, foreign service, and international business. Students majoring in Japanese study one of the major languages of the industrial world and prepare in literature, language, culture, and linguistics for professions in international business, banking, trade, travel, and other professions in the public and private sectors.